Forthcoming events

This month

Financial Conduct Authority – Introduction to Regulation of General Insurance

  • Fri 19 Apr 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Zoom- Webinar
    • Kerris Earle, Zing365

"This session is designed as an introduction or a refresher to the regulation of general insurance for intermediaries in the UK. As such, it delivers an overview of core elements of the UK’s regulatory framework, who the regulations apply to, ICOBS, on core regulatory principles and rules across GI. This session does not cover the minute details of the rules of the FCA, and as such the course should not be relied upon on when making compliance decisions for your organisation. "

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Discover the impact of second-hand trauma when dealing with distressing claims

  • Wed 24 Apr 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Claims
  • Online event
    • Bijal Ladva, Brit Insurance
    • Hursh Pratap Singh, Allianz Partners

In this IIL claims webinar, Bijal Fatania and Hursh Pratap Singh talk about the discovery of second-hand trauma when dealing with distressing claims, and most importantly, how improved support is required for the insurance industry.

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London Phoenix Orchestra of the Insurance Orchestral Society: Late Spring Concert

  • Wed 24 Apr 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Join the London Phoenix Orchestra of the Insurance Orchestral Society at Cadogan Hall, London (SW1X 9DQ) for their Late Spring Concert, in conjunction with The Lloyds Choir The Programme features works by Dvorak, Walton and Mendelssohn, with tickets available on the door only.

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Annual General Meeting 2024

  • Wed 01 May 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • The County Hotel, Chelmsford

We need you! To get down to our AGM... Your local institute council invites you to attend their 2024 Annual General Meeting in order to hear first-hand reports from council members on previous and future activities and vote on the appointment of new council members for the forthcoming year. If you feel you could make a positive contribution to your institute, it is an ideal first step to becoming involved. Book your place today.

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Enabling Womens Careers - 8th May - The Heroine's Journey

  • Wed 08 May 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Online
    • Caroline Martin, Enabling Wings

Join us for this months Enabling Women's Careers Session. An exploration into the heroine's journey, This session will be live online on Zoom. It will not be recorded as we aim to create an environment as close to an in person session as possible which is safe space for members to express themselves, network and grow. These sessions are for all levels of PFS and CII and future topics will be established from member feedback within the group. The sessions are facilitated by Caroline who is a Certified Coach and NLP Trainer, however, these sessions are an exploration for all and so please bring your top tips to share with other members of the group and be open to explore and encourage each other. Please allow up to 90 minutes for this session and have your camera on to be able to interact with the group.

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The FCA Client Money Rules for General Insurance: Complying with CASS 5

  • Wed 08 May 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Jim Dart Chartered MCSI, Int.Adv.Cert(RegComp), MICA, dart COMPLIANCE LIMITED

This session will focus on: Identifying whether firms operate under CASS 5.2, 5.3 or 5.4 or a hybrid model; How to correctly complete the RMAR Section C Client money return; The client money calculation requirements and Actions which could inadvertently affect the trust status of the accounts

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Annual Quiz 2024

  • Thu 09 May 6:00 pm
  • The Cricketers, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford

It's time to have some fun - together! The institute's Young Professionals are hosting their Annual Quiz in May at The Cricketers, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford and invite you to join in. This event is open to all - bring friends, family, colleagues, the more the merrier! Tickets price is £2 per person. Food and drink will be available on the night from the venue. Prizes available for the winning team and a charity raffle to be held on the night! Teams of 2-6 people.

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Cert CII Webinar Training with ACT One Training Services Ltd (IF1) (May 2024)

  • Thu 16 May – Thu 23 May
  • Online

Have you recently embarked on your CII Qualification journey & don’t know where to start with your studies? Then this could be the opportunity for you. The zoom seminars will be delivered by Alison Cooper FCII of ACT One Training Services Ltd. Starting with IF1: Insurance Legal & Regulatory, a compulsory unit, you will have the option to sign up for two 3 hour seminars, in either March, April, May & June. Please see IF1 scheduled dates below for IF1. Note: Please do not book through our website, but instead book through ACT One's website: https://www.act1training.com/events via the booking form.

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The neurobiology of emotional resilience

  • Fri 17 May 8:30 am – 11:00 am
  • Colchester Rugby Club
    • James Elliott, Serena Clinic

The human ability to regulate our emotional state and be able to control our behaviours and adapt to our challenges and adversities is what has driven us as a species from caves, to sky scrapers. The science now exists so that we may learn the neurobiological processes of this species-defining power, and harness it to our advantage. I teach this process, knowledge is power James is a Psychotherapist, Head of psychotherapy at the Serena Clinic on Harley Street, best selling author of “think yourself resilient”, 3 X Guinness World Record holder, ex British airborne forces soldier, & father.

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Emerging Risks

  • Wed 22 May 10:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Online
    • Nick Thomas, Nick Thomas & Associates

This session on Emerging Risks looks at some of the issues that are changing the insurance industry – in terms of ways of working, and new insurance solutions being developed.

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Golf Day at Theydon Bois

  • Tue 04 Jun 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Theydon Bois, Epping

Our Golf Secretary David Smith is hosting our next Golf day on Tuesday 4th June 2024 at Theydon Bois Golf Club The day will commence with tea/coffee and bacon rolls at 11am followed by the first tee off will be at 12noon. After the golf there will be a 2 course meal and prize giving at around 5:30pm The subsidised price for this event is £49.50 per person. The dress code is casual for dinner. Please contact David Smith on 07885 879559 to book your place

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Enabling Womens Careers - 10th June - Save the Date - Topic TBC

  • Wed 12 Jun – Wed 08 May
  • Online
    • Caroline Martin, Enabling Wings

Save the Date - The topic will be inspired from the feedback in the group! This session will be live online on Zoom. It will not be recorded as we aim to create a safe space for members to express themselves, network and grow. These sessions are for all levels of PFS and CII and future topics will be established from member feedback within the group. The sessions are facilitated by Caroline who is a Certified Coach and NLP Trainer, however, these sessions are an exploration for all and so please bring your top tips to share with other members of the group and be open to explore and encourage eachother. Please allow up to 90 minutes for this session.

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Cert CII Webinar Training with ACT One Training Services Ltd (IF1) (June 2024)

  • Thu 13 Jun – Thu 20 Jun
  • Online

Have you recently embarked on your CII Qualification journey & don’t know where to start with your studies? Then this could be the opportunity for you. The zoom seminars will be delivered by Alison Cooper FCII of ACT One Training Services Ltd. Starting with IF1: Insurance Legal & Regulatory, a compulsory unit, you will have the option to sign up for two 3 hour seminars, in either March, April, May & June. Please see IF1 scheduled dates below for IF1. Note: Please do not book through our website, but instead book through ACT One's website: https://www.act1training.com/events via the booking form.

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Navigating Various Sustainable Benchmarks, Sustainable Disclosure Requirements (SDR)

  • Tue 18 Jun 8:30 am – 11:00 am
  • The County Hotel, Chelmsford
    • Wayne Bishop, King & Shaxson Asset Management

Sustainable investment has certainly come under the spotlight over the last five years, and increased involvement from regulators through consumer duty of care and the SDRs has led to a greater need to understand the various benchmarks and styles on offer, and essentially, the role that screens can have on outcomes. Grasping these subtle but important factors should help advisors develop a robust framework and better client outcomes.

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London Phoenix Orchestra of the Insurance Orchestral Society: Centenary Concert

  • Wed 03 Jul 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Join the London Phoenix Orchestra of the Insurance Orchestral Society at Cadogan Hall, London (SW1X 9DQ) for their Centenary Concert. The Programme features works by Austin and Hancock, with tickets available on the door only.

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Summer Barbecue 2024

  • Thu 04 Jul. 5:30 pm
  • The Cricketers, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford

Yeehaw, save the date, the the Insurance Institute of Chelmsford and South Essex are running their Summer barbecue on the 4th July. This event is open to all in the Insurance and Financial Services profession and will be hosted by our Young Professionals Group. Booking details to follow. Please advise any special dietary requirements upon booking so that we can make sure the venue is well equipped. We look forward to seeing you!

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Golf Day at The Warren Golf Club, Danbury

  • Tue 23 Jul 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • The Warren Golf Club

Our Golf Secretary David Smith is hosting our next Golf day on Tuesday 23rd July 2024 at The Warren Golf Club, Danbury. The day will commence with tea/coffee and bacon rolls at 11am followed by the first tee off will be at 12noon. After the golf there will be a 2 course meal and prize giving at around 5:30pm The subsidised price for this event is £49.50 per person. The dress code is casual for dinner. Please contact David Smith on 07885 879559 to book your place

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Golf Day at Braintree Golf Club, Stisted

  • Wed 18 Sep 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Our Golf Secretary David Smith is hosting our next Golf day on Wednesday 18th September 2024 at Braintree Golf Club, Stisted. The day will commence with tea/coffee and bacon rolls at 11am followed by the first tee off will be at 12noon. After the golf there will be a 2 course meal and prize giving at around 5:30pm The subsidised price for this event is £49.50 per person. The dress code is casual for dinner. Please contact David Smith on 07885 879559 to book your place

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